Re: [CR]tubes "bent by design"


Example: Component Manufacturers:Chater-Lea

Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 13:16:59 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]tubes "bent by design"
References: <F149nouQY1CfJcbWioP00015af2@hotmail.com>


Sarah Gibson wrote:
>
> ok guys and gals
> is this for real or what? can someone enlighten me?
>
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1096151760
>
> "++The most unique feature of this rare bike is the FRAME DESIGN. It is
> subtle, but the top and bottom bar just before the headtube are both
> slightly bent downward, by design"
> peace
> sarah gibson
> raining again in kansas city

Nope, not in my opinion. Only if the paint was original. I have seen plenty of bikes (older, heavy tube bikes) run into the back of something with the fork just fine, but the top and down tubes bent in a beautiful arc.

Chuck Schmidt
Raining in SoPas, SoCal